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convene

verb
 
 
/kənˈviːn/ MEETINGS
[T] to arrange for a group of people to come together for an official meeting: convene a meeting/conference/hearing An emergency board meeting was convened by the directors later that afternoon. convene a committee/panel/jury
[I] to join with other people for an official meeting: Open Market Committee members will convene to discuss lowering interest rates.
Translations of “convene”
in Vietnamese tụ họp…
in Spanish convocar…
in Thai ชุมนุมกัน…
in Malaysian mengadakan…
in French convoquer…
in German einberufen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 召開,召集(會議), 集合, 開會…
in Indonesian mengundang rapat…
in Russian созывать, заседать…
in Turkish topla(n)mak, bir araya gelmek, toplantı yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 召开,召集(会议), 集合, 开会…
in Polish zbierać się…
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